A47 body-find investigated by Norfolk police

View of A47 near Norwich from B1108 flyover
Image caption A man's body was found on the eastbound carriageway of the A47

The discovery of a man's body on a main road on the outskirts of Norwich is being investigated by police.

Officers were called after getting reports of the man lying on the eastbound carriageway of the A47, about 03:00 GMT.

Ambulance staff also attended but the man, believed to be in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene, near the B1108 Watton Road flyover.

The A47 and the B1108 sections of road were closed for about four hours.

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